Assisted Setups for the Payment Management Configuration

The Configuration of general business functionality of Payment Management is necessary to be able to use the solution. Payment Management comes with the following four assisted setups that are mandatory and must be completed before you can start using the solution:

  • Payment Management Assisted Setup Guide
  • Bank Account Setup
  • Payment Method Setup
  • Vendor Payment Information Setup

Prerequisites for setting up Payment Management: Before setting up Payment Management, the app must have been activated in the company. When Business Central is opened for the first time, after the installation of Payment Management, a notification will be displayed in the role center with information, that the app must be activated. Read more about activating the Payment Management in the article Using Continia Solution Management for the online version, and Managing Solutions for the on-premises version.

To set up Payment Management

  1. Use the Search for page or report icon and search for Payment Management Assisted Setup Guide, then select the related link.
  2. Fill in the fields in each step of the guide. Hover over a field to read a short description.
  3. When the setup is complete, close the assisted setup by selecting Finish. This will save the setup.

To set up bank accounts

  1. Use the Search for page or report icon and search for Bank Account Setup, then select the related link.
  2. In the bank account overview, select a bank account you wish to set up with Payment Management and select Next to start setting up the bank account.
  3. Fill in the fields in each step of the guide. Hover over a field to read a short description.
    After you've set up the bank account, the status in the Bank accounts overview will be set to Ready if the bank account is ready for use. For more information on how to set up direct communication, see the article Setting up Direct Communication.
  4. Repeat step 2 and 3 to set up more bank accounts.

Tip

You can use the Status in the bank account overview, as an indicator to whether the bank account is ready for use. If the status is Not Ready, you must choose Next to start the bank account configuration.

To set up payment methods

  1. Use the Search for page or report icon and search for Assisted Setup of Payment Methods, then select the related link.
  2. Follow the instructions in the guide and validate the parameters for using payment methods. Hover over a field to read a short description.
  3. When the setup is complete, in the last step, close the assisted setup guide by selecting Finish. This will save the setup.

For more information on how to set up payment methods, see the article Setting up Payment Methods.

To set up vendor payment information

  1. Use the Search for page or report icon and search for Vendor Payment Information Setup, then select the related link.
  2. Follow the instructions in the guide and validate the payment information that you want to update for your vendors.

    Tip

    If you want to exclude a vendor from being updated by Payment Management, simply set a checkmark in the Exclude column, this will prevent Payment Management from updating the vendor information.

  3. When the setup is completed, in the last step, close the assisted setup guide by selecting Finish. This will update your vendors with reference to the vendor payment information reviewed in the guide.

For more information on how to set up vendor payment information, see the article Setting up Vendor Payment Information.

See also

Using Continia Solution Management
Setting up Direct Communication
Setting up Payment Methods